Last modified on 7 April 2014, at 13:08

đăng ký

VietnameseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Sino-Vietnamese, from 登記 ("to register")

PronunciationEdit

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /ˀɗɐŋ˧˧ ki˧ˀ˦/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /ˀɗɐŋ˧˧ kɪj˩ˀ˧/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /ˀɗɐŋ˧˥ kɪj˦ˀ˥/

VerbEdit

đăng

  1. to register (to enter into a register)
  2. to enroll

Usage notesEdit

The word đăng ký may have negative connotations among some Overseas Vietnamese communities, being associated with reeducation camp registration drives following the Vietnam War.[1] An alternative is ghi danh.

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Pratt, Timothy, "More Asian Immigrants Are Finding Ballots in Their Native Tongue", The New York Times, The New York Times Company, 2012-10-18. Retrieved on 2013-10-08.